Reading kimono: the lexicon of dress

Books / Reviews May 21, 2016

Reading kimono: the lexicon of dress

by Stephen Mansfield

How Karun Thakar, a passionate collector of textiles, acquired his assortment of kimono is a story in itself. Exposed to fabric techniques in his mother's couture shop in Delhi, Thakar's growing curiosity repeatedly took him to Istanbul and Peshawar as he amassed of a ...